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Working 9 to 3
Working 9 to 3

The so-called "normal" 40-hour working week appears to be a thing of the past, the 2013 Census indicates.

From shelf stacker to Walmart top job

Ex-pat New Zealander Greg Foran has gone from stacking shelves in Hamilton to become the US chief executive of the world's…

Adoptive mum's battle for parental leave

A woman who adopted a child has won the right to paid parental leave, after being told by the Ministry of Business, Innovation…

Twitter's work diversity issue

Twitter acknowledged that it has been hiring too many white and Asian men to fill high-paying technology jobs, just like…

Fonterra signals Canpac job cuts
Fonterra signals Canpac job cuts

Fonterra is looking at laying off up to 110 workers at its Canpac packing operation, near Hamilton.

Hotel didn't pay worker for six months
Hotel didn't pay worker for six months

A hotel that reportedly didn't pay one of its workers for nearly six months, underpaid her husband, and withheld wages from…

Cleaner wrongly fired over 'threat' text
Cleaner wrongly fired over 'threat' text

A cleaner who reportedly told her boss she would send someone to him and the visit "wouldn't be nice" if he did not pay…

MH17: Shaken cabin crew pull out
MH17: Shaken cabin crew pull out

A source has told the Herald the latest disaster to strike Malaysia Airlines has left some crew too scared to fly.

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WorkSafe NZ offers crash survivor help
WorkSafe NZ offers crash survivor help

The health and safety bureaucrats who failed to prosecute the air force over the fatal Anzac Day helicopter…

Hotel ordered to pay $80,000 in outstanding wages

An Auckland hotel has been ordered by the Employment Relations Authority to pay nearly $80,000 in outstanding wages to two…

Chef awarded $50k for unfair dismissal

A former chef at an Auckland cafe has been awarded more than $50,000 in unpaid wages and compensation for unjustified dismissal…

Kiwis in demand for luxury yachts

Wanted: Kiwi crews for international superyachts. Must be comfortable cruising the globe, chatting respectfully with eccentric…

Sunglass work ban rejected by Court
Sunglass work ban rejected by Court

A permanent ban against a former shareholder of a budget sunglasses distributor from working in a similar…

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Staff protest to get boss back Staff protest to get boss back

Thousands of supermarket workers have protested the…

Microsoft cutting 18,000 jobs Microsoft cutting 18,000 jobs

Microsoft announced the biggest layoffs in its history…

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